State Symbols of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
The state symbols of MP are the identity of the state Madhya Pradesh. In this article we have provided the complete details of the Madhya Pradesh (MP) state emblem and about the state animal, bird, tree, flower, etc.
Madhya Pradesh Emblem
The Emblem of any country and state has its unique identity which shows the character and the culture of the state.
The emblem of Madhya Pradesh is a seal of circular shape representing the “Lion Capital of Ashoka” and the Banyan tree is in the background of the Lion capital. The Banyan tree and the Lion Capital are in the circle of the rice and the wheat stalks. There are 24 Stupas that surround the whole emblem in a circular way.
List of MP state symbols of MP
|S.NO||State Symbols of MP||
|State bird of Madhya Pradesh||
Indian paradise flycatcher
|State animal of Madhya Pradesh||
|The state flower of Madhya Pradesh||
|State tree of Madhya Pradesh||
Banyan tree (Bargad)
|State fish of Madhya Pradesh||
|State sport of Madhya Pradesh||
|State theatre of Madhya Pradesh||
|State Dance of Madhya Pradesh||
|State crop of Madhya Pradesh||
State bird of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
Indian paradise flycatcher
- Size: Medium size, it is a passerine bird.
- Native: Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Myanmar, and Central Asia.
- Habitat: It is a migratory bird found in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, etc.
- Conservation Status (IUCN Status): Least Concern
State animal of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- Names: Other names of Bara Singha are Swamp Deer, Dolhorina (in Assamese).
- Size: Around 6 ft. and 130 kg to 145 kg.
- Native: Northern and Central India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
- Extinct: Bara Singha is extinct in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
- Habitats: In India, they are found in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Upper Assam, West Bengal.
- Conservation Status (IUCN Status): Vulnerable.
State flower of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- It is also called Lilium Candidum, it is a plant of the true lily family.
- Native: Balkans, Middle east.
- Cultivation: Now it is grown in other parts of the world like France, Italy, North Africa, Mexico, and India.
State tree of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
Banyan tree (Bargad)
- In terms of Canopy-coverage, they are the largest tree in the world.
- Names: Ficus benghalensis, Indian Banyan, and Banyan fig.
- Native: Indian Subcontinent.
- Significance: In India, they are sacred trees. In many religions under this tree, spiritual leaders attained enlightenment like Buddha.
State fish of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- It is a species of cyprinid fish found in fast-flowing streams with rocky bottoms and rivers.
- Names: They are also called Tor Tor, Tor mahseer, or Tor barb.
- Native: India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
- Habitat (in India): They are found in the Ganga river, Narmada, Yamuna, and Savitri river in India.
- Conservation status (IUCN status): Data Deficient.
State sport of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- The term “Malla” means “wrestler”, and “Khamb”, means a pole. Its literal meaning is “wrestling pole”.
- It is a traditional sport performed by the gymnast they perform aerial yoga on the pole. The pole is called the Mallakhamb which is fixed on the floor.
- The pole is mainly made up of Indian rosewood (Sheesham) and it is polished with castor oil.
State theatre of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- It is a folk theatre art of the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh.
- Origin: Maach is originated from the Khyal theatre form of Rajasthan and it also inspired the folk theatre of Uttar Pradesh which is Nautanki and also Swang in Haryana.
- Theme: Themes of Maach dance are borrowed from the Purana, Ramayana, Mahabharata, and inspired by the local legends and stories of warriors.
- Instruments used: sarangi, harmonium, and Dhol.
State Dance of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- Rai is the traditional folk dance of the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. It is performed by the Bediya tribe of the Bundelkhand.
- The history of Rai dance is associated with the history of the kings of Bundelkhand. For sharing greetings and entertainment, the girls of Bedia-Bachra society are called for a dance. She dances like a peacock with a long veil over her face.
- The dancer’s face is in a veil but a male dancer dances side by side with a torch to see her gestures. In this torch, rai is inserted periodically so that it is not extinguished. This is the reason why this genre of dance was named Rai dance.
State crop of (MP) Madhya Pradesh
- It is a legume species.
- Nutrients in the soyabean are phytic acid, vitamins B, and dietary minerals.
- Madhya Pradesh grows more than 80% of the total production of the soybean in India and because of this Madhya Pradesh is called the “Soya state”.
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